Gabriel Josipovici was born in Nice. During his course of education he first stayed in Egypt and later in England where he graduated in English literature in 1961. In the 1990s he resigned his occupation as lecturer in English at School of European Studies to entirely consecrate himself to his writing.
He is the author of fifteen novels, three volumes of short stories and six critical books, as well as of plays for stage and radio. Josipovici lives in Sussex and London.